Centre for Inflammation Research

Seminar series May-June 2019

Invited speakers

This seminar series takes place on a Friday at 12 noon (unless otherwise stated) in the Wellcome Auditorium, QMRI and is not open to the general public.

Date Speaker Title Host
17th May 2019

Dr You Zhou, Division of Infection and Immunity, Cardiff University

"Informatics in inflammation: translating big data into better livers"

Dr Chengcan Yao
24th May 2019

Professor Phil Hansbro, School of Biomedical Sciences and Pharmacy (Immunology and Microbiology), The University of Newcastle, Australia

‘Understanding pathogenesis to develop new treatments for respiratory disease’

Professor Chris Gregory
31st May 2019

Dr Shishir Shetty, Centre for Liver Research/National Institute for Health Research, The University of Birmingham

'Scavenger receptors and their role in immune cell positioning during liver injury' Dr Steve Jenkins
14th June 2019

Professor William Agace, Professor at Mucosal Immunology, Lund University, Sweden and Technical University of Denmark

'Profiling of immune niches within and along the length of the human intestine' Dr Gwo-tzer Ho
12noon Wednesday 19th June

Professor Jason McDougall, Department of Pharmacology and Anaesthesia, Dalhousie University, Canada

  'Anti-Inflammatory and Analgesic Actions of Cannabis in the Management of Arthritis' Dr Rodger Duffin
12noon Tuesday 25th June Professor Susie Nilsson, Aust Regenerative Medicine Institute, Monash University 'Regulators of hemopoietic stem cells, the players and their roles' Professor Elaine Dzierzak
2pm Wednesday 26th June Professor Fabio Cominelli, Professor of Medicine and Pathology, Gastroenterology and Liver Disease, University Hospitals Cleveland 'Blocking IL-1 in Inflammatory Bowel Disease: The Time has Finally Come' Professor Adriano Rossi

Organiser: Sonia Rafferty (sonia.rafferty@ed.ac.uk)